A fool takes no pleasure in trying to understand; he only wants to express his own opinion.
When a wicked person comes, contempt comes too, and with disdain, provocation.
The words of a man's mouth are deep water, a gushing torrent, a fountain of wisdom.
It is not good to be partial to the guilty and thus deprive the innocent of justice.
A fool's words get him into fights; yes, his mouth calls out for a beating.
A fool's mouth is his ruin; his words are a trap for him.
A slanderer's words are tasty morsels; they slide right down into the belly.
Whoever is lazy in doing his work is brother to the destroyer.
The name of ADONAI is a strong tower; a righteous person runs to it and is raised high [above danger].
The wealth of the rich is his fortified city, like a high wall, in his own imagination.
Before being ruined, a person's heart is proud; before being honored, a person must be humble.